major meltdown???

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by juantoo3, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. juantoo3

    juantoo3 ʎʇıɹoɥʇnɐ uoıʇsǝnb

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    It appears there is quite a bit of trouble, not limited to myself, for people trying to access the site. Any direct attempt to access the site registers an error message. I can only gain access to pages I have already viewed by way of viewing history. Even then I cannot access the main page of the forum.

    There is something afoul...just what I cannot say.
     
  2. Nick the Pilot

    Nick the Pilot Well-Known Member

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  3. Saltmeister

    Saltmeister The Dangerous Dinner

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    I managed to get here too.:)

    I've been trying to get in in the last few days. I thought the whole site was down but apparently there's bits and pieces here and there.
     
  4. Saltmeister

    Saltmeister The Dangerous Dinner

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    Who is responsible for this? Grrrrrrr!!!!!! Is it you Juantoo?:mad::eek:
     
  5. juantoo3

    juantoo3 ʎʇıɹoɥʇnɐ uoıʇsǝnb

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    yeah...I'm a responsible person.

    whenever anything goes wrong, I'm responsible. :rolleyes: :p
     
  6. Nick the Pilot

    Nick the Pilot Well-Known Member

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    "I'm responsible."

    "I'm a responsible person."

    --> It's amazing how different those two sentences are.
     
  7. Sam Albion

    Sam Albion akaFrancisKing:ViveLeRoi!

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    yeah, I also report difficulties getting in- I click on the interfaith link in my yahoo page, and it directs me to a white page and then gives me a page that specifies the site is down. I also have found that when I click on the link given to me by Yahoo search, it gives me web addy of something like "preffesionals can direct" or words to that effect, and again, instead of coming to IF, I find I'm back to the blank white page...

    I got in today by looking at my history page and logging in from a cached page three days ago... IF is now saved to favourites, so hopefully, this problem will not arise again..???
     
  8. nativeastral

    nativeastral fluffy future

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    the address is 'professionalscanprobe'..paranoid or what..l hate trojans!
     
  9. Bhaktajan II

    Bhaktajan II Hare Krishna Yogi

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    Dudes!

    I too!

    I got here via forwarded message [update notifiucation of new post in a thread] to my email.

    Some one is OSAMA-tizing this site.

    Hey Osama, so you are still alive and still at it!

    Is that you Osama?

    It's like that old "Twilight-Zone" episode from 1959.

    We are in the Twilight Zone!!

    Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Hare Krishna . . . !!!!
     
  10. iBrian

    iBrian Peace, Love and Unity Admin

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    My sincere apologies to everyone about the issue - felt like I needed to come into IO on Saturday, but things have been so hectic and troublesome with work I needed to clear some things first.

    What happened is someone basically overwrote the index file for the forums and the front end of the website, by uploading a malicious script as a custom avatar, which pretty much crippled everything.

    The site software has now been updated and the index files returned, and I'm currently going through a security checklist of what to lock down to make the site more secure.

    In the meantime, again, my sincere apologies for the issue - this was a generic attack rather than targeting IO specifically - and hopefully the measures I put in place now should help prevent anything similar from happening for a very long time.

    Now to get to work on the backend...
     
  11. Paladin

    Paladin Purchased Bewilderment

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    greymare New Member

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    Yayayayayayayayayay, we was getting worried!!!
     
  13. Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine Junior Moderator, Intro Moderator

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    It's a good thing that the :kitty:s and ferrets just adore their mutual dry chow otherwise they might've had severe health repercussions. I attempted to keep their water bowls filled with fresh water, but. . . . Anyway, the lunamoth delegation slipped onto lunamoth's section to get their needs cared for.

    Phyllis Sidhe_Uaine
     

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